Blackberry Forensics

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Acquiring BlackBerry Backup File (.ipd)

1. Plug in BlackBerry via USB (drivers available from [1]).

2. Run the BlackBerry Desktop Manager, available from [2].

3. Click Backup and Restore.

4. Click Backup.

Opening Blackberry Backup Files (.IPD)

1. Purchase Amber BlackBerry Converter from [3]
Download Trial Version

2. Use File | Open and point the program to the BlackBerry backup file (.IPD).

3. Navigate to the appropriate content by using the navigator icons on the left.

Blackberry Simulator

This is a step by step guide to downloading and using a Blackberry simulator. For this example I downloaded version 4.0.2 in order to simulate the 9230 series.

1. Select a simulator to download from the drop-down list on the [4]Blackberry website. Click Next.

2. Look through the list and download BlackBerry Handheld Simulator v4.0.2.51.